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Automation Engineer

Country/Region:  DK

Location: Esbjerg, Denmark

Place of work: On site


Dsm-firmenich Esbjerg is looking for a highly motivated and ambitious Automation Engineer to join our automation and process control team in Esbjerg. We foster an environment where positive and collaborative attitude allows individuals to reach their full potential. Prioritizing work-life balance and maintaining supportive atmosphere is an integral part of our culture.

You will have the opportunity to continuously learn and develop while we optimize and upgrade the automation platform at the factory.  *For the right candidate, there is an opportunity to become Lead of the department. 


At dsm-firmenich, being a force for good is not optional. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion is a shared responsibility woven into our daily work, benefiting to our People, Customers & Communities and driving business value. Equal access to opportunities is a given, belonging is a shared feeling, authenticity is celebrated.


Your key responsibilities


  • Ensuring the automation system is designed to support the business.
  • Developing functional descriptions/URS (User Requirement Specifications).
  • Capex projects; manage, scope, schedule & budget within the A&PC discipline.
  • Programming and ensuring changes are implemented in accordance with applicable procedures.
  • Specialize in complex problem-solving situations.

We bring


  • A motivating and professional work environment.
  • The opportunity to become part of a successful team in a rapidly developing environment, where everyone shares the ambition to be the best and tackle all tasks to full satisfaction.
  • The chance to make an impact on automation solutions and the development of the factory.
  • A full-time position and a salary that reflects your qualifications well.
  • A space to grow by encouraging and supporting curiosity and an open mindset.
  • A culture that prioritizes safety and well-being, both physically and mentally
  • A flexible work environment that empowers people to take accountability for their work and own the outcome


You bring


  • B.Sc. in Engineering, alternatively the candidate may be an Automation Technologist
  • Experience in programming with PLC (Siemens Tia Portal) and SCADA (Aveva System).
  • Knowledge and understanding of S88, batch control design philosophy.
  • Has knowledge and experience with OT network and Cyber Security
  • Fluent in Danish as well as English, both verbally and in writing.
  • Experience in the food or process industry will be considered a plus
  • Less experienced candidate with the required skills and mindset may be considered for this position. 




Equal Opportunities Commitment 

dsm-firmenich is fully dedicated to inclusion because when people feel engaged and empowered, their creativity and innovation drives unprecedented progress. We aim to build a workplace where opportunity really is equal, so everyone can thrive. We do not discriminate: there’s a place for everyone at dsm-firmenich.
dsm-firmenich is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
dsm-firmenich people are as diverse as our customers. For us that includes a commitment to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.
We are committed to providing reasonable support for disabled applicants in our recruiting process. Should you need assistance, and are comfortable to share this, please let us know.

About dsm-firmenich

As innovators in nutrition, health, and beauty, dsm-firmenich reinvents, manufactures, and combines vital nutrients, flavors, and fragrances for the world’s growing population to thrive. With our comprehensive range of solutions, with natural and renewable ingredients and renowned science and technology capabilities, we work to create what is essential for life, desirable for consumers, and more sustainable for the planet. dsm-firmenich is a Swiss-Dutch company, listed on the Euronext Amsterdam, with operations in almost 60 countries and revenues of more than €12 billion. With a diverse, worldwide team of nearly 30,000 employees, we bring progress to life™ every day, everywhere, for billions of people.

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